Anette Lenz: Poetic rhetoric in the public realm
Over nearly three decades, Anette Lenz has made work that transcends trends and technology. Profile by Jan Middendorp [EXTRACT]
Conversation with John Burn-Murdoch
As Covid-19 spread across the globe, it became clear that data visualisation would become ‘the language of the pandemic’.
Ethics in the age of data capitalism
Has user-centred design dragged us to the brink of catastrophe? And if so, do we need a First Things First for the digital world?
To have and to hold
The challenges of digital publishing have galvanised a new spirit in book design and production. Is it just the decadent flourish of a disappearing format?
Puffins on the plate
How the Russian revolution – plus new technology – led to a colourful and radical change in children’s book publishing.
Free for all
In designing the Ubuntu type family, Dalton Maag had to produce faces for print and screen in thirteen styles and numerous non-Latin languages – all under scrutiny from an online audience of millions. By John Ridpath
Up close and tight
The legendary Herb Lubalin brought humour, sensuality and a contemporary flourish to complex typographic arrangements.
Champions of the layered look, Nancy Skolos and Tom Wedell wed theory and technological wizardry